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Oct 22, 2012 9:00pm EDT
president of the united states, which is to maintain the safety of the american people and i will not cut our military budget by a trillion dollars which is a combination of the budget cut the president has as well as a sequestration cut. that in my view is making our future less certain and less secure. >> bob, i would like to comment on this. first of all, that's not something i propose but congress has proposed. it will not happen. the budget we're talking about is not reducing our military spending, it's maintaining it. but i think governor romney maybe hasn't spent enough time looking at how our military works. you mentioned the navy, for example. and that we have fewer ships than we did in 1916. well, governor, we have fewer horses and baiyonets because th military changed. we have aircraft carriers where planes land on them. we have the ships that go underwater. nuclear submarines and so the question is not a game of battleship where we're counting ships, it's what are our capabilities so when i sit down with the secretary of the navy and the joint chiefs of staff, we determine
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Oct 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
attended the vigil for the little girl. the apartments came to the united states -- parents came to the united states from india five years ago. >>> five things to know on this thursday morning. a viewing for former senator george mcgovern takes place in sioux falls, south dakota this afternoon. his funeral will be tomorrow. mcgovern died last sunday at the age of 90. >>> a car booster seat for children, it turns out they're getting safer. the insurance institute for highway safety just released a list this is the best of the best. >> 15 of the 17 seats introduced did make the list in the iihs says seat makers are making better designed seats between the ages of 4 and 8 years old. >>> feel like you're seeing an ad for expanded gambling every 30 seconds? it's not much of a stretch. that's kind of accurate. so far, both sides have spent a combined $50 million to influence your vote. compare that to $34 million total that was spent back in 2006 for the maryland gubernatorial race. >>> all right parents check in out. a killer treat could be in your child's halloween bag. >> too much black l
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Oct 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
maryland seat in the united states senate with two goals. i want to make simple our political process. just one subject for each bill with bill that are written clearly, to the point for all to understand. i want to use the technology that already exists to return the meeting house process or direct democracy. i intend to reestablish a public vote on every issue. giving every registered maryland voter the opportunity to vote on each bill allowing citizens and government to again work together. putting us back into the united states. in my term i will keep you informed. collect your educated votes and carry them to washington as your representative then returning the power of the senate to the citizens of maryland. do not give up your vote to the wishes of a politician and their financial supporters and lobbyists for the next six years. vote ed, your vote can create effective change in our generation. so your vote will once again regulate government activities. so your vote will reestablish the checks and balances of our forefathers, your vote can eliminate corporate control, force lob
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Oct 26, 2012 11:35pm EDT
from the north back at the storm and back toward the united states. here's what all of that means to you. the storm will carry hurricane-force winds, up to a foot of rain and the potential storm surge that could top out at ten feet. extreme conditions could begin as early as sunday and last for days, drenching the most populated part of the country. >> this storm, that is going to be impacting the mid-atlantic and parts of the northeast monday into tuesday is going to be destructive, historic and, unfortunately, life threatening. >> reporter: a state of emergency has already been declared in maryland, d.c., pennsylvania, new york and virginia. the biggest fear? the storm surge. in places like atlantic city, it could get even worse because of a full moon and higher tides. people are batoning down the hatches, preparing for the worst, up and down the eastern seaboard. in norfolk, the navy ordered 23 ships to leave port immediately. on the jersey shore, people are stocking up on essentials, including those generators. and in new york city, major bloomberg warned he may have to shut down
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Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm EDT
young kids think that crocheting is for older people. >> reporter: elizabeth moved to the united states from africa when she was 11. she comes from a family of female entrepreneurs. she develop -- sells hats, scarfs and handbags. it encourages students to stay in school. students are required to develop and present business plans to a panel. there's hands-on training while connects math, reading and right -- wrighting -- writing. elizabeth has big plans for her business. >> i want to be able to help others. i want to open my own school in africa. so this opportunity will be the start-up. >> reporter: the program is opening doors for elizabeth and other students to have a bright future. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> elizabeth is one of 35 finalists heading to new york for the 2012 nifty challenge. you can also head to our website and click on our education page. >>> coming up at 6:00, you could still be voting even after you're gone. how maryland voter registration rules allow the dead to remain eligible to vote. >> everyone in baltimore is getting excited about the orioles. those stories an
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am EDT
reagan was president of the united states and they worked together on a very important and significant tax reform. we believe that it's time for that again and that you can do that working across the aisle. obviously governor romney, if he becomes president, would hope to have republican majorities in the house and the senate but you would have to work across the aisle and we believe it can be done and there are six studies that show it can. >> precedence, not increasing the deficit. you heard robert gibbs talk about big bird and the targeting of big bird by governor romney. coming out of that pbs cited poll showing it's the most trusted public institution and it only takes about 0.01%. was it a mistake to target him? >> it wasn't a targeting, it was just pointing to one example as you know governor romney would move us toward a balanced budget with a 5% cut in nonsecurity discretionary spending and eliminate a number of perhaps and consolidate a number of others. with jim lehrer there, he made an important point, you have to borrow money from china to pay for these program, is it wort
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Oct 16, 2012 9:00pm EDT
incentives to companies that are skrefing here in the united states and creating jobs here. it also means we're helping them and small businesses to export all around the world to new markets. number two, we've got to make sure that we have the best education system in the world and the fact that you're going to college is great. but i want everybody to get a great education and we worked hard to make sure that student loans are available for folks like you, but i also want to make sure that community colleges are offering slots for workers to get retrained for the jobs that are out there right now and the jobs of the future. number three, we've got to control our own energy. you know, not only oil and natural gas, which we've been investing in, but also we've got to make sure we're building the energy source of the future, not just think about next year, but ten years from now, 20 years from now, that's why we invest in solar and wind and bio fuels, energy efficient cars, we've got to reduce our deficit but got to do it in a balanced way. asking the wealthy to pay more along with cuts so
ABC
Oct 13, 2012 12:00am EDT
have now become two famous words across the united states and across the world. >> jimmy: they have? [ laughter ] across the world? [ applause ] are you trying to tell me that they're talking about butt chugging in cambodia right now? [ laughter ] and it didn't end there. there's one more thing the kid wanted his lawyer to mention. >> mr. broten, scotch, denies each and every allegation inferred that he may be a gay man. he is a straight man and he thinks that the idea and the concept of butt chugging is absolutely repulsive. >> jimmy: well, thank you for clearing that up. mr. redenbacher. [ applause ] might be the worst e-harmony ad ever. this is an exciting new invention. this is from a design company called studio kg. they have offices in spain and switzerland and they have come up with something called the ostrich pillow. >> hi. we're studio kg. and we created the ostrich pillow. perfect companion to nap pretty much everywhere. good for an express power nap at work or for a good snooze on a long distance jet. >> jimmy: it's perfect for people who love to sleep at the airport but
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 6:30pm EDT
: today, mitt romney seized on biden's comments. >> when the vice president of the united states directly contradicts the testimony, sworn testimony, of state department officials, american citizens have a right to know just what's going on. >> reporter: and the white house attempted to clarify. >> the vice president was speaking about himself and the president and the white house. he was not referring to the administration. >> reporter: questions about why the obama administration initially seemed to downplay the attack that cost the lives of four americans, including ambassador chris stevens are not going away. secretary of state hillary clinton today for the first time faced reporters on the issue. >> to this day, we do not have all the answers. no one in this administration has ever claimed otherwise. >> reporter: and the white house continued to point out that many of the same republicans who are questioning the administration's refusal to send more security agents to libya are the same republicans who tried to cut funding for diplomatic security. diane? >> all right, jake. and i'll
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 11:35pm EDT
very first morning that the girls from the united states were here and we were all going to, i can't believe, i'm reaching over target and bed bath & beyond. but the morning we were all getting dressed to go shopping for their college dorms, i mean, i -- it's -- the moment it hit me. >> reporter: it's been a journey, too, for oprah. her cable network own has struggled. but recently, it's enjoyed a ratings uptick. >> at first, i was sort of bogged down and if you had asked me this three months ago, i probably would have had a different feeling about it, like, ah, it's so challenging. now, i can see the light. i look at it as though i was climbing kilimanjaro and i was just, had my head to the ground and one foot in front of the other. now, i can see the summit. >> reporter: isn't that nice? >> i can see the summit. >> reporter: for "nightline," i'm juju chang in washington, d.c. >> "the first graduating class" airs sunday on own. >>> and just ahead, we stick out the weirdest looking critter s n >>> and just ahead, we stick out the weirdest looking critter s n all the animal kingdom. o
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Oct 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. a closer look at the storm. >> sandy is getting closer and closer to the united states, getting close to the coast here. winds to 90 miles an hour. still a very powerful 1 hurricane. we're seeing a little weakening in the last three hours. potent storm, winds moving in the northwest at 11:00. it's not so much what they are doing right now, what she will do as she rockets up the east coast in the next 2-3 days. as we approach the time frame, as we expect sandy to curve around the north carolina coast, but in addition to that, in carrying some jet stream energy likely that this storm will increase in strength in wind, field and size. perhaps a bigger storm once sandy gets to the carolinas. and break down into the move in the mid-atlantic. >>> another one, going in our direction. some of you are not taking any chances. >> after storms blew, high and dry. and someone came until now to be prepared. >> whether worried chapters were getting worried for sandy. and prolonging power, stopping line with these folks. there were plenty of tarps to cover up. life with the empty store shelves.
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
traveled to the united states from japan harris is scheduled to be in court on friday. we will let you know what happens. >>> a massive fire overnight injuries five firefighters. it's happening at a commercial bailed building near the ven towerra freeway. it stared in brush and moved onto a building. towering flames shot into the sky. building is is a total-- thebuilding is a so thal loss. no one is sure -- total loss. no one is sure what kind of materials is housed there. >>> what happened with a death defying sky deeive attempt remember this we told you about it yesterday. he was trying to set a record for the highest free fall ever about 23 miles above the earth. well, during the jump, he was expected to free fall faster than 690 miles an hour. it's hard to imagine what that looks like. so, he is hoping to become the first person to break that sound barrier in a sky dive. he plans to make another attempt at it tomorrow if the weather conditions improve. that's the big if in that. so i am sure he'll be at it again. >> maybe it's good thing the weather didn't cooperate. >> i know.
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Oct 17, 2012 4:00am EDT
dempsey. his second goal of the night. second time he's done that in his career. united states is through to the finals, 3-1 is your final. >>> as for the yankees, they have not gotten swept in a seven-game series since the '70s. we could have history tonight. i'm randy scott. that's your update. have a great day. >> thanks, randy. >>> you saw alex rodriguez on the bench in detroit last night. we hear what he was apparently up to during saturday's loss. "the new york post" said after the game, he was flirting with two young women seated behind the yankees dugout. a witness claims he had a ball boy tossed to the ladies. one of the women wrote something on the ball. the flirting apparently stopped after derek jeter broke his ankle. >>> up next, "the pulse." and the hottest moments as the fireworks really flew in last night's debate. >>> then, a husband's act of solidarity with his cancer-stricken wife might have saved his life. career. so i'm not about to always let my frequent bladder urges, or the worry my pipes might leak get in the way of my busy lifestyle. that's why i take care, with
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Oct 8, 2012 11:35pm EDT
know, in a job like this, the last thing the president of the united states needs when he walks in the door to come home is somebody who is drilling him and questioning him about the decisions and choices that he's made. so, there are definitely times when i may feel something but i'll hold back because i'll know he'll either get to that on his own or just not time. >> reporter: outside the white house, there is always lots of chatter about how much is the first lady influencing policy? how do you see your role in that regard? >> i rarely step foot in the west wing. in fact, people are shocked when they see me there but rarely walk in that office because the truth is, he's got many wonderful advisers, so i don't even have the expertise and the time in to be able to provide the kind of advice and guidance that he's already getting. >> reporter: i guess always the pillow at night if you really feel passionate about something. win or lose this election, she says, she's come to love the job she was so reluctant to pursue. not only are you the first lady but you have a historic role as the
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Oct 29, 2012 11:35pm EDT
"nightline." landfall. sandy, the biggest atlantic storm in a decade slams into the eastern united states, whipping of winds of nearly 100 miles an hour and 30-foot wave and some 60-some million americans in its path and we're live as the superstorm 1,000 miles wides at the island of manhattan, cut off, under water and in the dark. >>> and warning that the worst is not over. nine governors declare states of emergency as the megastorm hurtles north and rescuers search for survivors of the tall ship gone down. >>> and good evening. i'm cynthia mcfadden in new york city and tonight we're in the midst of a deadly storm unlike any this city has seen before. for the first time since 9/11, all bridges and tunnels leading in and out of the city are closed down, and this is what manhattan looks like tonight. eerily dark and quiet as this massive superstorm has left half of the city without power and partially under water. at nyu hospital one of the biggest in the city and the country, the backup generators have failed forcing rescue personnel to evacuate patients. this historic storm tonigh
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 5:30am EDT
in the united states by 2014. the web site says it costs $1,000. >> and while speaking of breast cancer, we will be running a weekend fighting the disease. the komen race for the cure is sunday in hunt valley. not too late to register online. go to the web site abc 2 news .com/think pink and register on the race day as well. weather-wise, last year, it was cold for the race. we do not need to repeat the format. >>> we are going to get a repeat performance. it was dry though. lots of sunshine. and that's what we will see this time as well. look at the temperatures this morning, and we're still dealing with cold temperatures. and we are looking at 39 degrees right now in reisterstown. 38 in monrovia. look at sandy springs. 39 degrees. there huntingtown at 40 degrees. and annapolis at 42. sparrows point 46. good morning churchville at 41 degrees. and eastton, 41 degrees as well. make sure have you that big coat as you step out the door this morning. now, high pressure in control of our weather. but it will begin to slide off toward the east as we go throughout the day. allowing for
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Oct 5, 2012 5:30am EDT
. >>> stay with us this morning. breast cancer affects so manywomen even men in the united states. the fight to find a cure is on. >> unique way a group is trying to help breast cancer victimsinvolving clay pigeons. >> and the holiday season fast approaching many of you are look for ways to -- look for ways -- looking for ways to shop and the best deals around we will tell you how to get it.
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:30am EDT
protestant adults in the united states is 48%. number of americans with nonreligious affiliations increased from 15 to 20% over the last five years. >>> a children's book called mousetraunat is release today written by the husband of former congresswoman gabby giffords. >>> flu season is here. the county will set up a flu hotline on thursday offering free flu shots on saturday. the hotline is open from 5 to 7 on thursday and you can get a a shot at several location on saturday. and lynette it feels like flu season. >> it's cold and rainy. we can see montgomery county getting in on wet weather. we are seeing it around virginia this morning. and as we flied further up to the north we can see ate around glen burnie and elk ridge and columbia getting in. howard county dealing with light showers. more of the same around anne arundel and also around chestertown this morning. so, as you head out the door, take the umbrella but also take the coats because look at temperatures. in the 40s here below average. 46 degrees right now in aberdeen and 44 in hereford. we have high pressure at the surface bu
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Oct 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
bullying crisis in schools across the united states. you can check it out if you are interested at 11 in the morning at the amc theater at the mall in columbia. tickets by the way are $4 if you buy them in vaps or at the door it's 5 -- advance or if you buy them at the door it's 5 bucks. >>> o's fans this is a night you waited 15 years to see. orioles play the rangers in the american league wild card game. losers goes home game and it's almost perexpect setup for the o's all season long they have lived by the cliche -- lived by the cliche -- liveed by the cliche mantra one game at a time of the the game is being played in texas you will see black and orange in the stands. >> the orioles have been in my heart and seeing other people getting excited and seeing people in orioles shirts is like tremendous. >> first pitch is just after 8:30 tonight and if you believe in buck you better believe the one thing on his mind is win tonight and do so for the fan base so the team can get back to baltimore to camden yard and see the team play one more time. not just from your living room couches. >>>
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Oct 15, 2012 2:00pm EDT
united states, in canada. >> i'm disappointed in myself right now. >> i'm >> this particular game the sirens and the rage -- got ugly. >> ugly in the stands. these two cities hate each other and it carried over into the crowd right now. >> a huge fight broke out in the stands. >> are you serious? >> now, local reports say they're not exactly sure how this thing started, but you see men in this thing, women in this thing, people's shirts are getting ripped off. >> the poor old lady security guard. i feel bad for her. i have a feeling she's going to get clocked. >> local authorities say this was one of two big brawls that happened during this game. 11 spectators ejected and 2 of which were streakers. there was a lot going on at this game, and all you ragina rage fans were revoicjoice. they ended up winning. and where's the football jl i was expected hot chicks playing football and i see fighting. i'm -- ishgts, . >>> body painting up a bunch of models. >> are they completely naked? >> not a stip tch of clothing i his entire ad campaign. >> see how all this make as motorcycle next. >
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Oct 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
, warning that the united states is in striking distance of its missiles. today's remarks are in response of south korea's announcement of a deal with the u.s. to triple the range of its missiles. the north says it shows the allies are plotting to invade the country. >>> a travel nightmare seems to be over this morning. alaskan airlines says that flights are running close to normal after a fiber optic outage shut down its ticketing system. that forced the cancellation of nearly 45 flights. more than 130 other flights departed. but some were delayed as long as four hours. nothing worse than being at the airport and you can't go anywhere. >>> time, now, for weather from across the country on this tuesday morning. cooler than normal, with a morning sprinkle from boston down to new york. thunderstorms around orlando and miami. also, a mix of rain and snow in northern minnesota. showers around minneapolis and green bay. moving later into chicago and kansas city. >> 60s in the midwest. and 70s from albuquerque all the way to boise. >>> when we come back this morning, one of the worst cases of h
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Oct 30, 2012 4:55am EDT
extended to december. >>> sandy slammed the northeast united states yesterday, sending emergency crews scrambling. >> many of the guys are on the job. we'll be right back. anncr: it's endorsed by business leaders... small business owner: question seven means thousands of jobs... in baltimore and across maryland... anncr: and labor groups... construction worker: question seven lets us bring good jobs... back home. anncr: the teachers back it... teacher: millions of dollars will go to our schools... and not other states. anncr: and so do elected leaders of both parties... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. >>> this is from overnight. explosion from new york city, the new york city con edson plant. one of the reasons part of lower manhattan is in trouble and dark. the company vice president is saying this morning, this is the worst storm related outage in the company's history, as you can see, incredible explos
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Oct 10, 2012 6:30pm EDT
korea and japan, then allowed to proceed to the united states. when he landed in los angeles, a customs agent noticed the unusual gash, checked his back and police arrested him. >> he had a myriad of items in his checked in luggage that raised a lof of suspicion. he had a gas mask, knives, handcuffs. >> reporter: still, it may surprise the average passenger, none of that frightening gear, not even the body bags in his luggage, is banned from planes. only a smoke grenade, also found in his checked luggage, is illegal, and the tsa is investigating how korean authorities let it get aboard. and while it could have produced plenty of smoke in the cabin, harris had no access to it in the cargo hull. it was not rigged to detonate on its own. >> weapons were found, bags left unattended, people go into quarantine areas, things like this happen all the time. >> reporter: police sources say harris told them, "this is a game." and while he was dressed for one, it's clearly not a game homeland security is willing to play. jim avila, abc news, washington. >>> and, coming up here, do you remember the
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Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
crews from across the united states. we will see them entering in to the service area as early as too many and sunday. in addition today, was our materials day, we really brought in extra materials, extra cable, poles, we started loading up our trucks and loading up our staging sites with the materials. >> what is the biggest challenge as you look forward towards the storm. >> just anticipating the storm's path. it is uncertain. we are preparing for several hundred thousand customers to be without service, but really is preparing and making sure we have all of our people in place, rested and ready to go as soon as it is safe to do so. >> what do you tell people? you are going to have communication with the customers and they see outages. what do you want them to know before the storm thatso they don't become a bigger problem. >> the most important thing is make sure your family has an emergency plan. make sure you have the emergency kit, some of the things you mentioned, flashlight, the water, blankets, make sure your family is prepared to be without power for days. if you experience
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Oct 18, 2012 11:35pm EDT
the united states. victims have included children as young as 6 years old. it's a hidden america most of us will never see. abc's alex perez, who himself grew up in one of these dangerous neighborhoods, brings us the first in a series of reports we're calling, from chicago, "hidden america: don't shoot, i want to grow up." >> where is that coming from? >> reporter: thursday night in chicago. mothers on the south and west sides of this city are bracing. for them, weekends mean violence. murder. and sleepless nights. praying that their children will live to bury them, not the other way around. it's a prayer diana knows well. she lives in a chicago neighborhood called little village, the same home where she grew up. but the fond memories she had here were erased on a warm, saturday afternoon last march. >> it was a beautiful day. we were going to go to a bit day party. we were actually waiting for our cousins to join us. >> reporter: while she waited, she, her boyfriend, 2-year-old daughter kate lip and 6-year-old daughter alliyah decided to sit on the front porch. chef was helping
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Oct 14, 2012 9:00am EDT
unbelievable that the united states has sat on the sidelines for the last four years. the rest of the world continues to negotiate them. 40 or 50 have been negotiated. at the same time, we haven't been tough enough on countries not playing by the rules. one is china. as you know, i'm the sponsor of the currency legislation in congress. we think they manipulate their currency. it ought to be addressed. it's a trade issue. it makes it more expensive for us to send stuff to them. these are legitimate issues in ohio. >> we have one minute left. i'm turning to ohio. let's look at the latest poll. from after the first debate. president obama in the lead still, 51% to romney's 45%. from after the first debate. does governor romney have a path to the presidency without ohio? i know you're going say that he will win ohio. can he win the presidency without it? >> he can probably win the presidency without ohio, but i wouldn't want to take the risk. no republican has. we're doing great in ohio. it's about dead even right now. the momentum is on our side. it's been terrific. i've been to half doz
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Oct 23, 2012 2:35am EDT
united states, because of this routine pap smear. >> wonder too when you see stories, how much people should get a checkup. some times standard cause debate. few years ago breast cancer what age you should get it done. i wonder if any one would challenge that or what have you? >> or is it going to evolve. >> either way better to be safe than sorry. >> better to just get it done. >> we will lighten the mood next, coming up "the mix." the arteries of your dishwasher are constantly clogging up with grease and lime scale. use finish dishwasher cleaner every month to keep your machine in sparkling health. for shining results, finish dishwasher cleaner. [ male announcer ] did you know that the single cap of gain gives as much freshness as a whole bottle of that other stuff? ♪ that's more than enough freshness to go around... unless you happen to be this guy. [ sniffing ] [ male announcer ] you don't want to be this guy. trust me. get irresistibly fresh with gain. gain originals now available with clean boost. with 20% more cleaning power. >>> welcome back, everybody. to "the mix." >> uh-h
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Oct 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
everyone in this country. there are ten car crashes in the united states every single minute. ten every minute. so when we saw what happened yesterday at nascar, two dozen cars piled up on that final lap, no one hurt, we know their cars are built for crashes, but we wondered if these pros could teach all of us anything about walking away from a huge collision. they can and abc's matt gutman is behind the wheel. >> reporter: an epic collision. >> oh, there's a car crash. stewart in the middle of the pack and over. >> reporter: 25 cars spinning, flipping into a smoky mesh of rubber and steel. >> a huge wreck to end this race. >> reporter: look at it again closely. a fraction of a turn of the wheel by driver tony stewart at 200 mileser hour. his is the car that goes airborne. setting off a chain reaction. >> get it right. >> reporter: watch this one car as it slams into the pileup. now, this is the camera from inside that very car. for stewart just another day on the track. >> i just screwed up. i just, you know, i was trying to win the race. >> reporter: miraculously, no one was hur
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Oct 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
30 some years at many different park service units across the united states. the only time i've ever had a break is when i was on maternity leave. i have retired from doing this one thing that i loved. now, i'm going to be able to have the time to explore something different. it's like another chapter. with less chronic osteoarthritis pain. imagine living your life with less chronic low back pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one non-narcotic pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away if your mood worsens, you have unusual changes in mood or behavior or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants can increase these in children, teens, and young adults. cymbalta is not approved for children under 18. people taking maois or thioridazine or with uncontrolled glaucoma should not take cymbalta. taking it with nsaid pain relievers, aspirin, or blood thinners may increase bleeding risk. severe liver problems, some fatal, were reported. signs include abdominal pain and yellowi
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Oct 9, 2012 6:30pm EDT
out of the shadows tonight saying he helped the united states snare one of the most dangerous al qaeda terrorists in the world. how? abc's chi investigative correspondent brian ross with the spy, the terrorist and the wife who may have led the terrorist to a mistake. >> reporter: he evaded the u.s. for years. but a new report today says anwar al-awlaki's downfall may have been linked to his wife's shopping list for pantene sham me shampoo and nivea deodorant. we have sent other people before and nothing really suited her tas taste, al awlaki wrote, as he sent the list to someone he thought was a trusted al qaeda aide. but the trusted aide now says he was a spy. in an interview with a danish newspaper, morten storm, a danish covert to islam, says he worked with the c.i.a and danish intelligence to help track and kill al-awlaki. >> translator: he was a terrorist. he wanted to kill innocent people. >> reporter: storm himself was originally part of a radical islamic group in europe. this was him in 2005 at an anti-u.s. rally that made news in london. six months later he says he had b
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Oct 18, 2012 6:30pm EDT
30 some years at many different park service units across the united states. the only time i've ever had a break is when i was on maternity leave. i have retired from doing this one thing that i loved. now, i'm going to be able to have the time to explore something different. it's like another chapter. >>> and now, another abc news special report on hidden america. chicago is a great city, but there are some neighborhoods there where small children live in battle zones. listen to this number. 419 people killed this year. across a dozen neighborhoods. more than the u.s. troops killed in afghanistan this year. and the cause? rival gangs, creating anarchy. tomorrow night, we're going to show you something unprecedented. we gather 38 members of rival gangs, past and precept, from the hispanic gangs to their black rivals, to talk about the slaughter and how to make it stop. but tonight, some of the reasons it cannot go on. tonight, there are american children living in a war zone. >> my mom doesn't like me going outside because she fears for my life. >> where did she get shot out? >> in t
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Oct 16, 2012 6:30am EDT
island. >>> the 42nd president of the united states, speaking at stevenson university, happening tonight. bill clinton is expected to talk about the challenges of globalization and how we can grow our inner dependence. his lecture is sold out. no chance on tickets for that event. >> the president befores wife, hilary clinton, is taking responsibility for security decisions made about the u.s. embassy in libya. four americans died during an attack in benghazi. clinton says the white house wouldn't have knowledge about security requests. it's been revealed the embassy asked for security but the request was denied. >>> five things you may want to know on this tuesday, he represented pennsylvania for 30 years. 250d spector will be laid to rest. think pink for breast cancer awareness month. a pep rally is held at the courthouse in towson, ceo of komen maryland is joining baltimore county executive to get people excited about raising funs for breast cancer. we are fife days away from race from the cure. it's sunday, 21st in hunt valley, abc 2 is a proud sponsor of the event. we hope you join u
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
firefighters are hurt in the line of duty and 100 firefighters lost their lives in the united states every year. >>> a new study found that the hpv vaccine is safe, even for girls as young as nine. concerns emerged in 2006. garr da sill prevents -- gardasil prevents hpv. the only side effects for younger patients were fainting and skin reaction. the study was funded by, of course, the makers of gardasil but reviewed by independent experts. the cdc said the drug is safe and recommended. >>> stretching may not seem strenuous but fitness experts say it should be part of your daily routine. it helps you focus, cut out stress and even make you look younger. what a plus. it will also improve your overall fitness level. >> one of the main purposes of stretching, having a stretching program is to identify the unevenness in the body and the tightness in the body that could be holding back your fitness program or athletism or daily life. >> the best way to stay limber is to routinely stretch. find a good stretching guide or trainer to show you. >>> all right. bge is working to make sure you are not
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Oct 13, 2012 8:00am EDT
vice president of the united states directly contradicts the testimony, sworn testimony of state department officials, american citizens have a right to know just what's going on. >> reporter: romney was referring to the debate. one of the first questions from abc's martha raddatz. asking joe biden why there wasn't more security in benghazi, libya. >> we weren't told they wanted more security. we did not know they wanted more security. >> reporter: who is the we in that statement? just the white house, says the president's spokesman. >> good morning, everyone. >> reporter: this story has such a big chance of spinning out of control, that secretary of state clinton, went before cameras to try and explain. >> to this day, we do not have a complete picture. >> reporter: the romney's team move, part of a search for undecided voters. team obama is doubling down on star power to sway that group. this morning, releasing an ad narrated by morgan freeman, showcasing what the campaign calls the president's conviction. later this week, former president bill clinton and bruce springsteen wil
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Oct 9, 2012 12:00am EDT
ready to mate, similar to the way tiger woods does it here in the united states. do they know what kind of mood the cows were in by using heat detecters and the detectors send a text. the creators of the technology are hoping it takes off. so much so they shot a commercial that has been running on swiss television. i would like to share that commercial with you now. >> are you a bored farmer who wants to connect with the hottest, most exciting cows in your area? >> ja! >> beautiful bovines are waiting for you. she's waiting. she's waiting. and she's waiting. text milky to 59481 and for three francs ovulating cows will text you back. imagine an intimate personal message from a hot cow. what are you waiting for? text now. you will be so glad you did. >> moo! >> jimmy: we have a good show tonight. demi lovato, music from ben howard. and we'll be right back with ben affleck, so stick around. doorbell rings ] donuts? ♪ [ chuckles ] ♪ you're cute. ♪ [ door creaks, closes ] [ female announcer ] the protein effect. new special k protein cereal. with ten grams of protein and three grams of
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Oct 10, 2012 12:00am EDT
majority in the united states. it used to be that more than half this country was protestant. now, the number has dropped to 48%. if you see a protestant, you should remain very still until you can notify a park ranger. one-fifth of americans claim to have no religious affiliation. more people now believe in the power of 5-hour energy drink than believe in god. no one's exactly sure why this is happening. but i actually have a theory. i think a lot of people stopped believing in god when they turned on the tv and saw honey boo boo. but i don't have any hard evidence. [ applause ] there's a birthday at the white house today. bo, the white house dog, turned 4 years old today, which is 28 in human years. bo celebrated quietly at home. he had a quiet dinner and then made vigorous love to one of the president's loafers. here's something that bo could probably like. like most americans, i spent about 30% of my hours awake watching cat videos on youtube. most of them are whatever. but this one is inspirational. it's a cat trying to jump on to a shelf. and watch this because this is amazing. [
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Oct 19, 2012 12:00am EDT
service. the united states postal service. we know where you live. [ applause ] >> jimmy: the desperate times. and now, one more thing. it's thursday night. it is time for our weekly tribute to the fcc where we bleep and blur things whether they need it or not. it is "this week in unnecessary censorship." >> opponents turned out there tonight, hoping the government hearing their pleas to stop [ bleep ] in this area. >> i know you talk about baseball, but my san diego chargers suck [ bleep ] tonight. >> candidate for president getting ready for their second debate right now. after the first match-up, mitt romney got a big [ bleep ] in the [ bleep ]. >> well, [ bleep ], 10-10 on the year. >> who has the bigger [ bleep ] tonight? >> mr. president, have you looked at your [ bleep ]? >> you know, i don't look at my [ bleep ], it's not as big as yours. >> he doesn't have a big [ bleep ], you know, that's the thing. >> first, he stepped down as chairman of his own charity and now he's been [ bleep ] by nike. >> whatever you say, sandy. boy, i hope sandy doesn't [ bleep ] me from behind. >> who
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Oct 10, 2012 2:35am EDT
the next president of the united states. >> reporter: flying over his event this sign mocking him for the comments about big bird at last week's debate. the obama campaign is also trying to keep that in the news with this new ad. >> mitt romney taking on our enemies no matter where they nest. >> reporter: republicans say the president's campaign is showing signs of desperation. >> these are tough times. with real serious, use. so you have to scratch your head when the president spend the last week talking about saving big bird. >> election day, weeks away, getting a solid read on where the race stand is not easy. a new poll from the pew research center taken after the debate, shows romney has pulled ahead among likely voters. the president's acknowledged he wasn't on his a game at the showdown. >> after the debate, i had folks come up, don't be so polite. don't be so nice. >> reporter: but his campaign insists his performance didn't change the fundamentals of the race. >> what was being presented wasn't leadership -- that's salesmanship. >> reporter: the narrowing polls are making som
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Oct 8, 2012 2:05am EDT
children that disappear in the united states, they tend to be well over 90% of the time at the hands of a parent or a relative. >> the backpack apparently contained a water bottle with the child's name written on it. >>> it was a wild scene to closeout sunday's big nascar race at talladega. tony stewart made his move and trying to prect his lead and it ended up triggering that. it amounted to a 25-car pileup. stewa stewart's car went flying and he ended up taking the blame, and the crash was his fault. >> the outside lanes were going by us and we got to turn three and the wreck ensued. so hopefully tony is all right and everybody that got banged up there, so it's good to come out here unscathed and have a car in one piece. >> appears lot of collateral damage. tony stewart and the other drivers were okay. daytona 500 winner won the race under caution. and it was called bumper cars at 200 miles per hour. i don't want to be involved in that? >> can you imagine? >> no. >>> chocolate vanilla swirl ice cream is on its way to the space station. besides the ice cream, it's delivering 1,000 poun
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Oct 22, 2012 12:35am EDT
people had expected that the president of the united states would be able to describe what he's going to do in the next four years, but he can't. >> he seems to be getting some traction with that argument, lay out exactly what president obama would do in a second term. >> sure. george it's pretty clear, i make two points here, one, after a decade of war, both in afghanistan and iraq, the most important thing that we have to do now is bring american troops home and battle for future and strength america at home. that's the most important point to be made and that battle means doing what has done from president clinton to president obama, investing in our roads and bridges to make we have the 21st century economy built on the 21st century foundation. and then third, investing in the new technology and the understoodmental research. making sure we have tax fairness where the middle class aren't taking the brunt of the tax system. the most important thing right now for a second term is to do what has done work in the past. investing in america. if you go to the policies -- here's th
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Oct 18, 2012 5:30am EDT
. >> reporter: nafis came to the united states on a student visa. he was a cyber security major at southeast missouri state university from january to may of this year according to a spokeswoman for the university. i'm ed payne reporting. >> a pair of hikers who spent days lost inside montana's national park are sharing their story of survival. the two experienced hikers from virginia got turned around after the map blew away and one of them slid down in the snow. they were stuck for four days. the hikers say they were down to their last bits of food when they heard the cries of rescuers. >> when the man who was out hiking looking for us you know called out to us, it was certainly a huge relief. >> it's over you know. we're headed back. >> the worst part of this whole thing was the fact that we were not able to communicate with anyone back home that cared about us. >> both men are well despite losing 15 pounds each during that trip into the wild. >>> time now for five things you may want to know on this thursday, thousands of previously secret files from the boy scouts of america are expecte
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Oct 12, 2012 5:30pm EDT
, the kind of person you want to turn to in a crisis, the next vice president of the united states, paul ryan. >> joe biden was terrific. >> reporter: president obama stayed in washington today but for everyone else, campaigning picked right up again. mitt romney began in virginia, a state democrats say republicans want to take back. >> virginia is going to get me the white house. >> reporter: vice president biden went to paul ryan's home state. >> anyone who watched that debate, i don't think this is any doubt that congressman ryan and it, governor romney and the president have a fundamentally different vision for america. >> reporter: people are keeping one eye on the debates , the other on polls. mitt romney is pulling ahead in florida, 51% support compared to 44%, a month ago the president was ahead by 1%. factor in the mar margin of error, dead heat in the poll. another reason people are looking forward to tuesday night tings second of three presidential debates. >>> we'll be right back. barnhill: you hear a lot of talk about question seven... so let me tell you what i know: if ques
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
that this victim has served our country and tried it make the united states better. >> reporter: police doesn't know if gladden knew his killer or was a mistaken case of -- case of mistaken identity. >> trying to find witnesses, going door to door. we also conducted surveillance in the area. this is a tragic incident. this person is a member of the milt military. we are asking for the community's's -- community's help. they're working with the criminal investigation service in the hopes of developing leads. it's also offering a cash reward. just call metro crp crop at 1-866-7-lockup. >>> the teenager charged with killing jessica ridgeway con phesed. austin sigg made his first court appearance. jessica's family was in the courtroom and it was an emotional day. >> reporter: austin sigg appeared in front of a colorado judge, accused of murdering jessica ridgeway. cameras were not allowed in the courtroom where jessica's family took up one row. her heartbroken grandmother could not hold back. >> light him on fire. send himell in a blaze of glory. >> reporter: some of sigg's family m
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Oct 25, 2012 6:30pm EDT
this race may be for control of the united states senate. >> reporter: in fact, democrats believe if they can defeat scott brown, they are virtually guaranteed to keep control of the senate. and, diane, they're probably right. >> and from capitol hill tonight, jonathan karl, thank you, jon. >>> and, there was news today about something american families trust to keep their children safe. school buses. a new investigation by our affiliate, wmar in baltimore. it shows school buses caught on tape, gunning it through red lights. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila has more. >> hug and kiss. >> reporter: parents trust them with precious lives. >> our bus driver is really good. i never seen speed. >> reporter: so, when moms and dads see pictures like this, school buses barrelling through red lights and caught hitting speeds 20 miles or more over the speed limit, it's shocking. >> on our lives, 50 lives that you just put in danger. >> reporter: this is baltimore, are our affiliate wmar-abc 2 investigates hundreds of speeding and red light camera violations, caught on tape. some of
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Oct 25, 2012 5:30am EDT
and they raised the money needed to bring bolt to the united states. >> i can't wait to see him you know. it broke my heart when they took him away. >> he will have to wait another two weeks before he can be reunited with bolt. is dog is in began attorney and -- the dog is in quarantine and getting his strength up to make the trip around the world to be reunited with his best friend. >>> stay with us this morning, american mails may be going to the -- airlines may be beginning to the depth -- going to the depths of bankruptcy but it's now hiring. >> we have the details. >> also ahead this morning imagine being able to drive 85 miles an hour and it's legal. you wouldn't be able to get a ticket. that's the reality for one stretch of highway. we'll tell you where. is four dollars every day. wait, is that right? eggs, bacon, pancakes. yeah. that's right. the four dollar everyday value slam. only four dollars every day. only at denny's.
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Oct 2, 2012 2:30pm EDT
flying from australia to the united states, so they can circumvent prostitution laws. if you're the winning bidder, you have to go through an std tes test, andearing a condom is compulsory. as of monday night, the highest bid was $190,000. alex is not doing as well. >> women aren't exactly jumping on the opportunity of having sex with a virgin. >> i'm a virgin, and now i'm 20 years old. i'm not ashamed of this anymore. >> that's really awkward. >> are you sure we're not getting dooped here? >> this could be a grand hoax, but they claim it's for real. >> this is sick on so many levels. >> you knock two things out though. you lose your virginity and join the mile high club. >>> if there's one thing we've learned on the show from watching so many videos, it's that if they're around, be quiet. this video is spreading all over the internet. this bear came for a little visit at the home of these people. not the bear you would want to mess with. >> no, no, no. >> the bear you just want to let do his thing. >> but they're getting closer and closer, and they're not indoors. >> the guy zooms
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Oct 10, 2012 2:00pm EDT
are two females from ireland and another person trying to get into the united states illegally. people in detroit know this as a common path or transmission of illegal immigrants and drugs and even alcohol back in prohibition. it looks like they're on some sort of small boat or raft or something and they may have come from the canadian side. crossed over the st. clair river and up and over the small retaining wall into the detroit area. three people were arrested for entry without inspection. >> the amazing thing about seeing this video is it really shows the lengths that people go through to get into the country. >> when you think about the problem of illegal immigration, most of the discussion is about the mexico/u.s. border. we don't talk about it in terms of the canadian border. >>> get the hair brush. >>> as we get closer to halloween, the videos get scarier and e1scarier. i have to warn you guys, watch this one at your own risk. >> this is a character from the ring. well, she has been seen in the streets of warsaw, poland. >> that's not funny. it is not funny. it's scary enough t
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, this year we expect 230,000 women in the united states to be diagnosed with breast cancer and about 40,000 will die from it. >> and it affects so many people. it's a disease that really hits home and we try to bring more attention to it during the month of october. what should you do if you see something suspicious prior to or in between your mammogram. >> if something is identified on a breast exam, usually we recommend an imaging to help characterize it and help to guide further treatment. if something is identified on a mammogram or potentially an ultrasound, usually the patient at that point will undergo a biopsy. depending on what the findings are they will be referred to a surgeon. >> we can all imagine how overwhelming this would be. tell mow about the multidisciplinary approach at the cancer center. >> the multidisciplinary approach means there's a team of physicians and other healthcare providers who are working together -- surgeons, radiation doctors, nurses, to provide coordinated care to a breast cancer patient. at the university we have a whole team of physicians who wo
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. no nation has been charitable, humane, conclusive and moral as the united states, in every one of our admirable characteristics is the result of liberty, a free men and women making choices, taking risks, finding out what works and doesn't, securing rewards and responsible for the failures. the government has grown beyond it's moral limits, our exceptional characteristics become less and less exceptional, cultures rotting, prosperities eroding, morality reseeding options becoming limited. when plunder becomes a statutory entitlement, no one respects the life libber thety or property of anyone. all your problems are the result of this transformation from liberty to government dependency, the solution is restore liberty and reduce government the mosh limits where it's concerned with defending individual rights, that's my commitment as an independent congressman. >> thank you for the statement. we will go through questions that we have time for. first the economy is on everybody's mind. $16trillion in devment 8% of the country sun employed. housing market is a mess. what would you do
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